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BELLORI, Giovanni Pietro (1613--1696)
Le vite de' pittori, scultori, ed architetti moderni, co' loro ritratti al naturale scritte da Gio: Pietro Bellori in questa seconda edizione accresciute colla vita, e ritratto del cavaliere D. Luca Giordano, , e dedicate all'illustriss. signore, e padrone colendissimo il signor D. Giuseppe Stendardo regio architetto.
In Roma per il successore al Mascardi, a spese di Francesco Ricciardo, e Giuseppe Buono, 1728.
224, 125--132, 143--394, [2] p., engr. frontis., [15] engr. pl. (ports.) ; 26.4 cm. (4°)

First published in 1672 as 'Parte Prima'; a second part was never published. The only architect included is Domenico Fontana. This, the second edition, includes additionally a life of Luca Giordano. Pagination is irregular; text and register continous. See notes to BAL, Early printed books, no. 245 (1st ed.).

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the portrait of Domenico Fontana and the plate of the 'Figura sopra la Statua d'Antinoo veduta di faccia'. Thomas Boone was paid 9s. on 22 July 1805. (Spiers Box). Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper 0/9/0 and John Soane / 1805; and in pencil by Boone con figs. =9s- with the cipher xfx. Another cipher in ink on front pastedown.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders, gilt-tooled spine, red leather spine-label.

Reference Number 6527


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